Revolutions in Science: Plato to NATO

HPSC-X102 — Spring 2022

Elana Rakoff
Forest Quad C230
Days and Times
Tuesday/Thursday 9:15A-11:45A
Course Description

This is a second 8 weeks course.

An introduction to the formative steps in the scientific tradition. The course will survey in a chronological sequence aspects of the Aristotelian worldview, the Copernican revolution, the mechanical philosophy, the chemical and Darwinian revolutions, and the rise of twentieth-century science.